Recto - study of a monk; verso - Study of a nude man and a youth in contemporary costume.
Study of a Monk by Polidoro Caldara da Caravaggio, 15601609
© Ashmolean Museum
- Red chalk
- 20 x 15 cm
- Acquired in:
- Presented by:
- Sir Kenneth Clark through The Art Fund
One of 5 drawings donated by Sir Kenneth Clark to the Ashmolean in 1937. Kenneth Clark was Keeper of Fine Arts at the Ashmolean from 1931-33. He went on to become the youngest person to be appointed as director of the National Gallery where he remained until after the Second World War in 1945.